Maghanandi, Māghanandi: 1 definition


Maghanandi means something in the history of ancient India. If you want to know the exact meaning, history, etymology or English translation of this term then check out the descriptions on this page. Add your comment or reference to a book if you want to contribute to this summary article.

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Source: What is India: Inscriptions of the Śilāhāras

1) Māghanandi is the name of a muni mentioned in the “Kolhāpur Śeṣaśāyī temple inscription of the reign of Gaṇḍarāditya”. Nimbadeva, who constructed the caityāgāra of Ādinātha, is identical with Nimbarasa who constructed the Rūpanārāyaṇa-basadi of Pārśvanātha near the Śukravāra gate in Kolhāpur. He was a lay disciple of Māghanandi-muni, the religious disciple of Kulachandra, who belonged to the lineage of Koṇḍakunda.

2) Māghanandi-siddhāntadeva is mentioned in the “Kolhāpur stone inscription of Vijayāditya”. Accordingly, “... by pouring water after having washed the feet of Māṇikyandi-paṇḍitadeva, the disciple of Māghanandi-siddhāntadeva, for the eightfold worship of the holy Pārśvanātha..”.

3) Māghanandi-siddhāntadeva or Māghananadin, disciple of Kulacandra is also mentioned in the “Bamaṇī stone inscription of Vijayaditya”. Accordingly, “... the holy Māghanandi-siddhāntadeva, who is praised by the whole world, (who is) a disciple of the sage Kulachandra and is the Sun to the Kundakunda clan (and) who is the preceptor of the Caitya temple of the holy Rūpanārāyaṇa at Kṣullakapura belonging to the Pustaka Gaccha of the Mūla-Saṅgha and Deśīyagaṇa”.

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The history of India traces the identification of countries, villages, towns and other regions of India, as well as mythology, zoology, royal dynasties, rulers, tribes, local festivities and traditions and regional languages. Ancient India enjoyed religious freedom and encourages the path of Dharma, a concept common to Buddhism, Hinduism, and Jainism.

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